I had to add this review to refute the previous reviewer who doubted that it is possible to get a full 5 dives in one day, as advertised. I've just come back from a week at Atlantis Puerto Galera, and that is exactly what I was able to do. Here are the figures from my dive log on the second day of my trip:
dive #1 9am 25 metres 53 minutes
dive #2 11am 17 metres 55 minutes
dive #3 2pm 17 metres 67 minutes
dive #4 4pm 15 metres 55 minutes
dive #5 6.30pm 17 metres 51 minutes.
All dives on air using an Oceanic Veo computer and accompanied by a dive master from the resort. Dive times include a 3 minute safety stop at 5 metres.
I was the only diver up for a night dive that day, but Kris was more than happy to accommodate me.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Puerto Galera is well known for its numerous scuba diving spots; the area was designated a Man and Biosphere Reserve of UNESCO in 1973 and has some of the most diverse coral reef diving in Asia located at the very heart of the 'Coral Triangle'. The area also features numerous pocket beaches and stunning tropical scenery. Atlantis Puerto Galera is beautifully built into the hills of Sabang Beach of Puerto Galera and has a great beachfront location; in many travel guidebooks and magazines Atlantis is quoted as one of the most outstanding resorts of the Philippines with its award winning (Flintstones) design. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Atlantis Dive Resorts Puerto Galera Hotel Puerto Galera